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  ABC    ABC2 News Good Morning Maryland 6am    News  News/Business. New. (CC)  

    September 24, 2010
    6:00 - 6:30am EDT  

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look at this guy he has been breaking into homes in montgomery county in a tie. concerns about a diabetes drug. what the food and drug administration is doing. put your nose in a book, this is the weekend to do it. jessie ventura will be in town encouraging you to read. thank you for joining us. we'll check in with jamie in a bit. first the weather. >> good morning we're closing out the week with summer-like weather. we had temperatures at 89. thick fog and it has been cutting visibility down to a quarter mile. it will clear out between # and 10 a.m. we have delays.
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90 minute delay. and you are at a 2 hour delay. that does not diminish the fog that we have fog on this side of the bay. 70. 95 and 97. they were interstates dealing with slow travel because of the fog. we go up 795. this is 70s now. and visibility and that one light there on the entrance. it is down to a quarter mile. by this arch sunny and guaranteed high of 93. the record is 95. let's check on the roads and get the latest. >> people are hanging to make it through the fog without a problem. and and a minor. we look around the area and and down to the exit.
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and it is going to take you 10 minutes as you head to the toll plaza. here on 695 on the west side. as you head to i-70. no problems around 695. megan, back to you. two minutes after 6:00. police say he is one of the best dressed robbers. he is known as the preppy robber but he is behind bars. >> you can think the homeowner. he would be a good idea to get cameras for the home after a previous robbery and it paid off. and thanks to the sharp imams they were able to make a quick arrest. he can be seen sizing up the home in highland. the video later shows him carrying out the stolen goods with the front door.
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and they arrested jeremy hall. when they searched his home they found other items from montgomery county homes. the owner said they are glad he invested in the cameras. >> i got home and the window, i went to the video and looked. >> he will face more charges for the other stolen items. the person who recognized hall will get a reward. in the studio, lin is a so. three minutes after 6:00. bt county police believe this man is responsible for assaults and crimes in the woodlawn area. and he faces charges including sex offenses and indecent exposure. they started -- started back at june. a second crime occurred in july on franklin avenue. they released a sketch of the
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suspect. and officers on patrol happened to find the man matching the drawing. evidence led them to the man charged and he can face more charges as the police investigation continues. attorneys reached a settlement involving a fatal crash whack in the summer of 2008. and 57-year-old john short swerved his tractor-trailer to avoid hitting a car. short's family has agreed to a $100,000 settlement. an investigation determined that baldwin had blood alcohol left of .03% which prosecutors decided was too low to press criminal charges. and abc has learned a cabinet member for the former mayor spent thousands of dollars renovating his office. david scott was the director of public works but scott made $27,000 in renovations
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including a rub, ped stall sink and a $1200 desk chair. the mayor gave her take on the thing, when i see the photos i was shocked. citizens expect us to be responsible with the funds that we're given. i have never thought it was important to have a lavish office. it was a bit much. >> and scott was forced out of his job in july. >> 5 minutes after 6:00. the management agency says that it has approved nearly 5 million in aid. to cover up the winter storm cost. is it weird to look at this. it will pay for expenses that piled up. the agency says the funding bring the total amount of storm costs awarded to mare land to
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30 millon dollars. whether you are a fan of the classics or romance novels, it is all about reading. there is something for everyone. and we have more live from mt. vernon. good morning. it is time for the 15th annual book festival. it is one of the stages they have and the bands performing and authors. and it is the premier celebration. this promotes reading and hoppers the printed word and showcases authors and publishers. there will be 200 appearances, discussions.
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it is here. some that will be here are jessie ventura, sherry shephard. that's a few of the people here. >> it is a great town and percentages, people who are known to be a sports town, now we're a book town. >> reporter: this is free and open to the public. you can head to the web site. live in mt. vernon. >> you can head over to columbia for a doesn't ert -- concert. this year's all day show features rapper ludicrous and
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joan jet and jimmy eats worl. it has three stages. expect to see bigger name acts take the stage. for a list of the performances and schedules head to our web site. you can find everything you immediate to know there. do you remember two and a half months ago. how can you foreget this when the girls part of the were surprised at 9:00. extreme home makeover edition it is time to move the bus. it is a two-hour special on the bill where we can see the inside of the home. before the makeover moves the bus we'll go behind with a special show right here on. a bc 2. that starts at 6 p.m. and followed by the two hour premier. that's at 7:00. 9 minutes after 6:00. breast health is a great
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concern. what researchers are saying about the effectiveness of early mammograms. a ban on a drug to treat diabetes. katy perry will not be moving to sesame street soon. details on that but let's go to new york with the business news. good morning to you, we start the money scope report with a gm scaling down the initial public stock offering t will look to raise 8 to 10 billion which is less than it targeted that will help the government fetch the highest possible price making it likely to recoup 590 billion bail out. sales of homes rose but august was still the second worse month since 1997. home sales are on pace to finish at bad as last despite cheaper prices and record low mortgages. and mac.
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why's will hire 65,000 workers, an increase and the department store giant is anticipating sales growth for the year. and miles per hours will spend $66 on costumes, candy and decorations. that's from up last yearch that's the money scope report.
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three out of four parents to not use restraints properly. this week people received points. and we have five mistakes made by parents when they are
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securing their children in cars. take a look. >> children are precious cargo. you have to get them to their destination safely. one way is proper installation. crashes are the leading cause of death for children 3 to 14 and nearly 9000 lives have been saved from 1975 to 2008 by the proper use of safety seats. here are five mistakes parents make when securing them in cars. extended harness use is the best protection for your child. after that make sure you use the booster seat. you want to use either the lower anchors or the belt but not both. >> the next tip is always refer to the manual and the owner's manual. it will give you all kinds of information not only where to
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install the seat but how to install the seat. the best seat is not the seat that everyone else has but that you put in and put your child in safely with that seat. the last tip is ask for help. there are a lot of certified safety technicians through the state of maryland or call kiss the non-profit that will help locate any site that puts in correctly. >> and it can be critical. and you have time there are 300 checks throughout the week. you can visit it at safe
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kids.org. we're checking out a camera sight we have visibility. we're talking about fog and it's not a charleston issue but getting to downtown may be trouble. let's show you 70 now and glare, that's the going. and there is the visibility. that's a nearby streetlight and in and higher terrain down below a quarter mile. fog mixed in with clouds to the
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north. the fog issue with school delays and queen ann county. and a 2 hour delay. fairly standard tough. we'll look at that and heat pumping in. kraefrpging across the midwest. that expands across the border through -- cranking across the midwest expands across the border. there will be hot winds this afternoon, we'll watch the storms to the west. stay to the west and break up a bit as it crosses. we may not have the support and there will be showers. another hot day and watching cooler air filtering on. front stalls and watch it building back. sunday should be cloudy. cool to watch the game. today it will be hot.
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93 record of 95 is within reach. back to 6 #. the start of the weekend at 84. mild but a cool down. we go into the upper 70s. see what is happening. and the fog will not be everywhere but where it is it will be thick this morning. we'll look at the expressway now and here we are it is zero visibility. do not put on your high deems. that reflects the light back. it is a blinding effect. as we look around and the maps, we'll be elevated.
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and approaching 295. and into howard county. and the upper loop a ride from i-70. and route 97 and reports of a cow in the roadway. be on the look out for that. and an accident reported at francis scott key and we're working an accident in towson. meg yap, back to you. a health alert this morning, the food and drug administration is putting restrictions on the use of diabetes drug. a vandia. it can be used by those who have type ii diabetes. and the drug is linked to an increased risk of heart attack and stroke, however. the maker has long defended saying it is safe and an effective treatment for those with diabetes. >> a study suggests mammograms may not be as effective as
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previously thought in women over 50. the study and published in the journal of medicine say women have a lower risk of dying of breast cancer but it was linked to mammograms. >> we want to remend you the race for the cure is coming up. that's hard to believe it is next week. and it is set for the 3rd. and we want to you join us. we'll be broadcasting the event live on the air on sunday at 7 and ends at 9:00 in the morning. if you would like to register you can save yourself 10- dollars. when you get there click on the lifestyle tab. potter fans are gearing up for the final chapter of the final adventure. what they will encounter in the film that debuts in november. and it was bad but a
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where you book matters. expedia. if you are celebrating a birthday, happy birthday. copper is turning 13. hope it is a great one; we would love to know about it. send us an e-mail with a picture of whoever it is celebrating to morning show. and we can say happy birthday to you on the air. >> i must be the one to kill harry potter. >> the fans are getting a look at the next harry potter film the movie harry hotter and the deathly hollows will be released november 19th. it follows harry and friends as
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they fight the evil lord. it is based on the backs -- boogs. don't you -- books e don't you want to play.♪[music] ♪ sesame street decided not to air this segment. parents complained about the amount of cleave perry was showing. and comments about 911 from iran's president. the reaction from the un delegation and the fallout. plus... the book festival kicks off in mount vern vernon.
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bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised property taxes on every maryland family... and business. he increased college tuition... by 40%. 40%. and i thought i knew bob ehrlich. he was against raising the minimum wage. made $2.5 million... working for a lobbying firm. $2.5 million? he's not really on my side. with this tough economy, we really need a governor on our side. tressed to impress and dressed to get caught. nabbing a sharp dressed robber.
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the comments were so offensive people got up and left the un. crack open a book. they will be in mt. vernon. thank you for joining us. jamie is on the go. and let's get a check on the weather. it will it be another hot one. fog is an issue and. the thick fog this morning causing a school delay in queen ann county. the afternoon is hot in a hurry. the record of 95 was set in 1970. we will be close to that. we have fog. and 66 in you had fog when were
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you at 68 degrees. they have dropped even lower. and the fog gets denser and be careful driving around. and others and visibility. >> and it means that overhead streetlights. and street signs. and problems. near 70. we break it up. here is the latest on the fog and that traffic. >> as you mentioned the fog is an issue this morning and the crash is coming in from around the area. this is a overhead

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